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FLAGYL

FLAGYL

Flagyl is a very effectual antibiotic which is used to treat definite infections caused by the bacteria and some of the other organism present in the different part of the body including respiratory, skin, gestational vagina and also bone and joint. It is specifically used against the anaerobic organisms and protozoa. Hence it is widely used for the treatment of the various infections.

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30 Tablets Flagyl 200mg $5.99 $0.20
90 Tablets Flagyl 200mg $16.99 $0.19
30 Tablets Flagyl 400mg $10.99 $0.37
90 Tablets Flagyl 400mg $29.99 $0.33
3 bottles Flagyl Suspension 200mg/5ml 30ml Bottle $19.99 $6.66
9 bottles Flagyl Suspension 200mg/5ml 30ml Bottle $58.99 $6.55

Flagyl is the considered as the best remedy as it contains Metronidazole as its major component.

How this drug acts?

Metronidazole an active component is a prodrug. It is a selective antibiotic due to its ability to intracellularly reducing the Metronidazole to its present active form. This results in the binding with the DNA with a covalent bond, disrupts the helical structure thus hindering the synthesis of the nucleic acid resulting in the cell death of the bacteria. These bacteria are present in the gastrointestinal tract.

Indications of Flagyl

  1. Flagyl is used to treat the infections usually caused by the bacteria.

  2. It is also prescribed to prevent the infection during the time of surgery.

  3. Metronidazole is also recommended for treatment of parasitic infection.


How to administer this medicine?

You should swallow the Flagyl as a whole tablet with the water, during or after the meal. Never chew the tablet. Make sure that you take the medicine every day at the same time for its maximum effectiveness.

The dose of the drug depends on the type and also the rigorousness of the infection.

  1. For the treatment of trichomoniasis: the first initial dose is 2 gm which can be given either in a single dose or in two divided dose.

  2. For the treatment of Amebiasis: the initial prescribed dose of Flagyl is 750mg which is taking orally.

When you cannot take Flagyl?

Under some medical circumstances, this medicine is not recommended;

  • This medicine is not consumed by those patients who are hypersensitive to Metronidazole any other ingredient present in the drug.

  • Those who are having blood disorder should not take this medicine.

  • Females who are pregnant or those who are planning to extend their family should avoid this medicine.

  • Person having liver or kidney disorder.

  • If there is a disease of brain, spinal cord or nerves should not take this medicine.

  • If there is the presence of any inflammatory disease.

Drug Interactions of Flagyl

There are some of the medicaments which can get interact with the Flagyl and thus affect each other actions.

  1. Anticoagulant drugs: Warfarin and Heparin.

  2. Anticonvulsant drugs: Phenytoin and Phenobarbital.

  3. Anti HIV drugs: Indinavir and Amprenavir.

  4. Anti ulcer drugs: cimetidine.

  5. Anticancer drugs: 5- Fluorouracil.


What are the Side Effects?

There are the chances that the medicine shows some of the unwanted effects.

  • Diarrhoea.

  • Dizziness.

  • Pain in the stomach.

  • Itching in the vagina.

  • Loss of the balance.

  • Dryness of the mouth.

  • Loss of the appetite.

  • Pain in the head.

  • Soreness in the tongue.

  • Pain in the muscles.

  • Stiffness in the neck.

  • Tiredness.

  • Development of the confusion.

  • Fever and chills.

  • Light sensitivity.

  • Numbness.

  • Allergic reactions.

  • Swelling occurs in the hands or feet.

  • Seizures or convulsions.

  • Burning sensation during the time of urination.

Storage conditions of Flagyl

The Flagyl should be properly stored at below mentioned conditions;

  • Keep the medicines at the room temperature that ranges from 25 to 30 degrees.

  • Try to keep it away from the direct sunlight, heat and humidity.

  • Keep this medicine from the out of reach of kids.

  • The drug should be store in the air tight container.



Safety Precautions

Some safety measures should be taken before taking Flagyl;

  • Do not recommend this medicine to breastfeeding mothers and to those who are pregnant.

  • Avoid the consumption of alcohol during the therapy because alcohol may cause stomach problem, vomiting, cramps, flushing.

  • If you are having the history of any liver disorder, kidney disease, seizures, brain disorder or any genetic problem do not use the Flagyl.

In case of Skipped dose of Flagyl

Always follow the drug schedule of your medicine. But accidently if you are not able to take the medicine then either skip it or take that medicine keeping the time of the next dose in the mind.

In case of Overdose of Flagyl

Overdosing of Flagyl may show some of the symptoms like nausea or vomiting, convulsion. If you are reported with the any of the above symptoms then immediately call your doctor.

Generic Metronidazole (me-troe-NI-da-zole)
Strength Flagyl - Metronidazole 200mg

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